About Emerge360

Emerge360 is led by Director Simon Palmer who has decades of practical experience in running businesses. He has held CFO, CEO and COO roles at a variety of large and medium sized companies over his 30-year career. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Simon has significant experience in startups, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the management and development of mature companies and undertaking turnarounds in both the UK and internationally.

His knowledge of how to deal with many situations that present themselves in the world of business means he has empathy with any CEO who may need advice on how to take that next vital step. Turning around your business can be emotional for everyone involved. Simon is experienced in delivering news in difficult situations and explaining the way forward to your teams.

Emerge360 Partner Jackie McKellar has held MD, Marketing and Commercial Directorships working with a variety of large and SME companies in a career spanning 20 years.  She brings a wealth of experience in strategic business development along with practical implementation of product and brand development.  She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Jackie has extensive experience of both on and offline consumer brand, marketing and business development across national brand product categories and niche SME’s between £1m and £10m.  She also brings hands on experience of brand development and online distribution in China, a rapidly growing export market

She has observed that the creative thinking, so important to identifying a business’ potential opportunities, is often a challenge for those working closely with their business brand/product offer.  Her creative approach has successfully helped to identify and deliver growth potential in both the multiple retail and the SME environments in the UK and Internationally

The Case Studies section of this website will give you an insight of just some of the projects the team has undertaken for SME’s, private, PLC listed and private equity backed companies.

Emerge360 has no ‘one size fits all’ strategy. Every business is unique and the relationship we build with you is based on gaining a thorough knowledge and understanding of how you got to where you are today. Then, along with our experience and know how, we offer a pragmatic approach to helping you map out your next move.

Contact Emerge360 today for a confidential, no obligation chat about how we can help you carry out a strategic review of your business to identify a clear direction for the future.


Simon Palmer
Simon Palmer FCMA, Director
Jackie McKellar
Jackie McKellar, Partner